What’s NEW

What’s NEW

Here’s all the latest updates and news from Learning Disability England.

Human Rights Day 10th December 2019

On Human Rights day we stand with more than 100 other organisations signing a letter to party leaders because Human Rights are critical to all our lives. We know too many people with learning disabilities do not have their basic rights respected.

Alongside all our members we are working to change that so that everyone can live a good life as a citizen in their community.

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Election and Voting Resources

There is a general election on 12th December.

Lots of people are sharing great information to help people get ready to vote and decide how they vote.

We will keep updating this page as we get new information. We are not checking or supporting any of the information – you need to do that yourself.

Please do send us anything you know of or have done and want to share with others.

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What we say matters

Disability Hate crime and how we talk about people 

We have written this blog because we want to remind everyone that how we talk about people matters. The words we use make a difference to how people see people each other. Sometimes we hear people with learning disabilities talked about as if they are different to everyone else or even dangerous.

Read more  “What we say matters”